The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing SOA 21 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.54% 6.44% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 8.44% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 12
Median daily rate £450 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £618 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £38.43 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+25.51% -26.39%
SOA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
361 403 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 77.97% 76.33% 73.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 226 254
Median daily rate £400 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £240 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 31 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% +32.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £46.80 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.66%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Essex region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Essex region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +6 4 £486 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 35 (64.81%) Web Services
2 33 (61.11%) XML
3 28 (51.85%) REST
4 27 (50.00%) WSO2
5 26 (48.15%) Apache Camel
5 26 (48.15%) JSON
5 26 (48.15%) Oracle
6 25 (46.30%) Open Source
7 24 (44.44%) Google
8 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (42.59%) SOAP
9 22 (40.74%) XSD
9 22 (40.74%) Java
10 19 (35.19%) MySQL
10 19 (35.19%) XSLT
10 19 (35.19%) OO
11 18 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
11 18 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (27.78%) Middleware
13 14 (25.93%) Oracle Service Bus
14 13 (24.07%) J2EE
15 11 (20.37%) .NET
15 11 (20.37%) Scrum
15 11 (20.37%) TDD
15 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (18.52%) Oracle BPM
16 10 (18.52%) Mockito
16 10 (18.52%) EasyMock
17 9 (16.67%) SQL
18 8 (14.81%) Windows

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (25.93%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.41%) Apache
4 4 (7.41%) Mule
5 2 (3.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) SSL
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.41%) DataStage
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) WebFOCUS
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) EasyMock
1 10 (18.52%) Mockito
2 6 (11.11%) Ant
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) AccuRev
4 2 (3.70%) Gradle
4 2 (3.70%) JUnit
4 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) SOA Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 11 (20.37%) XML Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Architect
6 9 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
8 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
8 6 (11.11%) ASP Developer
8 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Senior ASP Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
8 6 (11.11%) SQL Developer
8 6 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) Web Services
2 33 (61.11%) XML
3 28 (51.85%) REST
4 26 (48.15%) Apache Camel
4 26 (48.15%) JSON
5 23 (42.59%) SOAP
6 22 (40.74%) XSD
7 19 (35.19%) XSLT
8 15 (27.78%) Middleware
9 13 (24.07%) J2EE
10 11 (20.37%) .NET
11 6 (11.11%) Ajax
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 6 (11.11%) CSS
11 6 (11.11%) HTML
11 6 (11.11%) JSP
11 6 (11.11%) Sass
11 6 (11.11%) WCF
11 6 (11.11%) WPF
11 6 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Open Source
2 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) OO
4 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (20.37%) Scrum
4 11 (20.37%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) Coaching
5 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.96%) SDLC
6 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
7 6 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (11.11%) MVC
7 6 (11.11%) RAD
8 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.26%) Process Management
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Dependency Management
9 4 (7.41%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) COBIT
1 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (12.96%) ISO27002
2 4 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) WSO2
2 26 (48.15%) Oracle
3 24 (44.44%) Google
4 6 (11.11%) DevExpress
4 6 (11.11%) IBM
5 4 (7.41%) Teradata
6 2 (3.70%) CA
6 2 (3.70%) FatWire
6 2 (3.70%) Omniture
6 2 (3.70%) Rally
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